Katie is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Faculty of Law at McGill University and visiting scholar with the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy at Harvard University. She completed a PhD in Sociology and MPhil in Gender Studies at the University of Cambridge where she was a Gates Cambridge Scholar and Commonwealth Scholar. She also holds a JD from McGill University's Faculty of Law. She has held a number of fellowships including with the Brocher Foundation in Geneva, Switzerland and the Embryo Project at Arizona State University in the United States. She has been involved with policy development for organizations including the World Health Organization. She is really passionate about education and has taught in the areas of Psychology, Legal Studies, and Health Policy and Ethics.